Rāgamālā

Record ID: 
113137
Accession number: 
MS M.211
Title: 
Rāgamālā
Created: 
Indian, probably Jaipur, ca. 1800.
Binding: 
Apple green silk; the doublures and their facing flyleaves are covered with light blue satin cloth; verso of first flyleaf has stamped on it the name of the English bookbinders Clarke and Bedford and the bookplates of Burnham Abbey (James Toovey) and the Pierpont Morgan Library.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1899.
Description: 
36 leaves : paper, ill. ; 192 x 125 mm
Provenance: 
Archibald Acheson, 3rd Lord Gosford; his library purchased by James Toovey in 1878; inherited by Charles James Toovey; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Toovey June 2, 1899; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in India, probably in Jaipur, ca. 1800.
Decoration: 36 miniatures mounted on card; the versos are blank.
All miniatures are mounted on cards which measure 295 x 220 mm.

Script: 
devanāgarī
Language: 
Braj Bhāṣā, a western dialect of Hindi